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Kentucky Power seeks rate hike

LOUISA — Kentucky Power announced Thursday that it will file a base rate case with the Kentucky Public Service Commission to recover costs associated with the anticipated transfer of 50 percent of the ownership of two power generating units from AEP Ohio's Mitchell Power Plant near Moundsville, W. ...subscribers>>

Three area school districts adopt dropout-age policies

FRANKFORT — Three school districts in the Big Sandy region were among 54 in Kentucky that opted to increase their compulsory attendance age within two days of the official implementation of the "Graduate Kentucky" bill that promotes high school graduation. ...subscribers>>
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Johnson Co. native to appear in July 8 'Under the Dome' episode

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson County native Robert Hazlette will appear in an upcoming episode of the new highly rated CBS drama series "Under the Dome. ...subscribers>>

Accused robber to be back in state

LOUISA — Extradition was waived at a hearing in Charleston, W. ...subscribers>>

5 Floyd residents arrested

PRESTONSBURG Five Floyd County residents were arrested on drug-related offenses June 25 when Kentucky State Police Post 9 officers executed arrest warrants. ...subscribers>>

Study of Kentucky's public drinking water systems finished

FRANKFORT The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) recently completed a study of public drinking water data to determine if heavy metals such as arsenic and chromium were occurring in public drinking water at concentrations that may cause health concerns. ...subscribers>>

Jobless rates up in region

FRANKFORT — Unemployment rates rose in all counties in the FIVCO and Big Sandy area development districts in May, according to statistics released last week by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training. ...subscribers>>
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Court addresses budget issues

INEZ — The Martin County Fiscal Court approved the second reading of its fiscal year 2013-2014 budget at Thursday's meeting. ...subscribers>>

4th of July events set

Cities in Lawrence, Johnson and Floyd counties will host 4th of July events Thursday. ...subscribers>>
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